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September 22nd, 2014

Lady Crusaders down Lady Raiders 3-2

September 22, 2014

The Elk County Catholic Lady Crusaders came away with a tough 3-2 victory over the Brookville Lady Raiders on Monday afternoon in a match played at Benzinger Park.

Lady Dutch soccer falls to Lady Elkers 3-0 Monday

September 22, 2014

The Ridgway Lady Elkers soccer team scored three second half goals to defeat the St. Marys Area Lady Dutch by a 3-0 score Monday afternoon at the SMAHS soccer field.

Highway beautification project in the works

September 22, 2014

Since the inception of the state Route 255 construction project, many St. Marys residents have voiced their dissent about the removal of trees along the highway, however, a new project is in the works to beautify South St. Marys Street to its former glory.
Elk County Catholic High School's Future Business Leaders of America have embarked on the South St. Marys Street Beautification Project which was presented to City Council during their Monday evening meeting.

Luminary service to shed light on addiction

September 22, 2014

A luminary/prayer service will be held Saturday, Sept. 27 on the Diamond in St. Marys to educate the public on the dangers of addiction.
The event, organized by Patty Greene of Kersey, was inspired by her late son, Daniel Titchner, who died May 18.
Speakers include St. Marys Mayor Bob Howard, Pastor Tim Hoover from First United Methodist Church, Greene, Elk County District Attorney Shawn McMahon, Alcohol & Drug Services Executive Director Heidi Stahlnecker, an anonymous recovering addict, St. Marys Police officer Anthony Pistner, and Father Ross Miceli.

Rocco to join Ridgway Area School District Oct. 27

September 22, 2014

RIDGWAY – Robert Rocco, the current principal at the Brookville High School, is set to officially join the Ridgway Area School District as the superintendent on Oct. 27.
Rocco was hired as the new superintendent during a Sept. 13 RASD school board meeting, but the process to finalize his hiring and leave his current position delayed his start until late October.
Currently, he is in his 31st year serving within the education field, and he will join the RASD as a first-time superintendent.

VIDEO: Steelers pick Panthers defense apart

September 22, 2014

VIDEO: Steelers pick Panthers defense apart
Kirk Morrison on the Steelers' win over the Panthers.

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September 21st

Crusaders down Wolverines 50-23 Saturday

September 21, 2014

The Elk County Catholic Crusaders improved to 4-0 on the season with a 50-23 victory over the Sheffield Wolverines on Saturday afternoon in a game played in Sheffield.

SMA cross country teams compete at Altoona event

September 21, 2014

The St. Marys Area cross country teams competed in the Altoona Mt. Lion Cross Country Invitational on Saturday.

MS support group offers comfort, education

September 21, 2014

Those suffering from Multiple Sclerosis, more often referred to as MS, may take some comfort in having the opportunity to attend a new monthly support group where they may seek advice, solace and share experiences.
The group meets during the last Wednesday of each month from 6-7 p.m. at the St. Marys Area Middle School. The site is handicap accessible. Their next meeting is taking place on Wednesday, Sept. 24.
In addition to those diagnosed with MS, the group is also open to caregivers and families.

September 20th

Over 60 years later, Turner at rest

September 20, 2014

GROVE TWP. – It was a bittersweet day Saturday as family members, friends, dignitaries and military members paid their respects to U.S. Air Force First Lieutenant William "Bill" Turner.
Turner, who grew up in Cameron and Potter counties, died Nov. 22, 1952 at just 24 years old when the C-124 Globemaster plane that he was traveling in crashed into Mount Gannet in the Chugach Mountains of Alaska.
Severe weather at the time prevented any search from being executed until three days after the crash; aircraft and seas vessels searched for three days before plane wreckage was found Nov. 28, 1952.

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